the high German speech of Switzerland, Alsace, and southwestern Germany.Compare Bavarian(def 3).
of or relating to Alemannic or the Alemanni.
Origin of Alemannic
< Latin Alamannicus:
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Historical Examples of alamannic
Reminiscences of an Alamannic migration saga can be traced in the traditions found around the Vierwaldstdter Lake.
This passage quite confirms his view of the events connected with the overthrow of the Alamannic Kingdom by Clovis.
Clovis had vowed that he would embrace Christianity if he should prevail against the Alamannic Odin.
British Dictionary definitions for alamannic
- the group of High German dialects spoken in Alsace, Switzerland, and SW Germany
- the language of the ancient Alemanni, from which these modern dialects have developedSee also Old High German
of or relating to the Alemanni, their speech, or the High German dialects descended from it
Word Origin for Alemannic
C18: from Late Latin Alamannicus, of Germanic origin
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